Alina Simone
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Alina Simone's Indie Rock World Comes Alive in 'You Must Go and Win'
28 Jul 2011 // 5:00 PM

Ukrainian-born musician Alina Simone traces her bizarre journey through the indie rock world, from disastrous Craigslist auditions with sketchy producers to catching fleas in a Williamsburg sublet. She begins her tale in a strange place called Kharkov.

Translating Sacred Texts: An Interview with Alina Simone
4 Mar 2009 // 3:00 PM

Alina Simone's interpretive covers of Soviet cult legend Yanka Dyagileva's songs have helped preserve the memory and music of the last Russian punk poet -- and sparked debates about cultural ownership and authenticity.


Alina Simone: Make Your Own Danger
20 Jun 2011 // 5:00 PM

With this third record, Alina Simone seems to have hit her stride by setting off on a new musical path.

Alina Simone: Everyone is Crying Out to Me, Beware
5 Aug 2008 // 6:00 PM

It takes energy to listen to this kind of sad beauty, and it takes a great performer to make it.

//Mixed media

Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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